Skip to main content

About your Search

20121226
20130103
STATION
KGO (ABC) 3
WMAR (ABC) 3
WJLA (ABC) 2
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
hurricane sandy. >> the rug is pulled out from under us. absolutely inexcusable. absolutely indefensible. >> absurd! absolutely absurd. >> shame on you, mr. speaker. >> reporter: the failure to even vote on the $60 billion bill prompted an outburst from new jersey governor chris christie. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you. shame on congress. >> reporter: his wrath aimed squarely at republican leaders in congress. >> they forget, we sent them there. we sent them there to do the work for us. not to sit down there and play with each other. >> reporter: all that sound and fury apparently paid off. late today, speaker of the house john boehner said that aid to victims of hurricane sandy would be the first priority of the new congress, which gets sworn in tomorrow. the first vote for sandy victims coming on friday, diane. >> all right, jon, thank you. but let me ask you this. we've had relief now about one crisis averted, but when is the next one? what's the calendar? >> reporter: well, we have potentially three fiscal cliffs coming up. the first one comes next month, when the
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 6:30pm EST
children of sandy hook elementary are returning to the classroom, and it happened this morning. there they were, looking out at us from the bus. a small symbol of resilience. and abc's amy robach tells us the story behind those moments. >> reporter: officials say the buses were packed also nearly 500 sandy hook students returned to class for the first time today. >> most of the kids were excited. seeing friends they haven't seen in awhile. they were anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids. and you could see the teachers had the same response. >> reporter: but for many parents, it was a difficult, emotional day. we were with erin and her first grader, lauren, last night, as they prepared for school. >> we just try to focus on the happy things. we really have no idea what we're doing. >> reporter: during the shooting, lauren's teacher hid her 15 students in a tiny bathroom. today, erin was one of many parents who stayed at school with their children. have you thought about next week and what each day may bring, will it get easier? >> i hope so. i hope so.
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
, but still in nature's path, seabright, new jersey, a town already battered by hurricane sandy. today -- the streets flooded again. and back here in syracuse, crews have cleared many of the main roads, moving these mountains of snow. but tonight, the fear, as the temperature drops, the slush turns to ice, making travel even more difficult. authorities say if you don't have to be out here, stay home. david? >> john schriffen leading us off tonight in syracuse, new york. john, our thanks to you. i want to bring in the chief meteorologist at our power house station there in boston, harvey leonard at channel five. harvey, always great to see you. you were telling us, another big part of the story, not just the snow we saw there in john's piece, but the rain and the winds there in new england. >> yeah, great to be working with you, david. and i got to tell you, the wind gusted to just about hurricane force, along the coast of massachusetts. in addition, rainfall amounts, two and three inches, localized flooding. and the big wind did cause problems at the time of high tide. fortunately, the
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:30pm EST
. really the impact zone of hurricane sandy. that's where we saw the weakest growth for the year. >> reporter: today, the season of giving looked a lot more like the season of giving back. >> i got a jacket from my girlfriend that was just slightly too big. so, i returned it and actually got $71 back and the size i wanted. >> reporter: about 10% of all gifts are headed straight back to the store. electronics can be some of the toughest. often with only a 15-day return window. many other items can go back 30 or even 90 days later. though analysts warn that many now require an i.d. between now and new year's, there are amazing deals out there. we found a 50-inch tv for just $399.$500 off. and still at many, many retailers, discounts ranging from 50% to 70% off. still great deals out there, david. >> neal, thank you. >>> and when we come back here tonight, what forced some families to actually talk this christmas. to the best va spot on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. s
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 6:30pm EST
where public schools allow guns on campus. but in the wake of the shooting at sandy hook, the push is on to add more states to that list. arizona's attorney general wants every school principal or the principal's designee armed. in ohio, applications at one shooting course for teachers are up 20%. some gun advocates say arming teachers is a lot like arming airline pilots, simply knowing that someone on campus might be carrying a gun could be enough to stop the bad guys. in 1997, an armed high school vice principal in mississippi did manage to stop a 16-year-old shooter on a rampage. but there was also columbine. 15 people died and the armed security officer on campus and another one nearby could not stop it. >> the nra's blanket call to arm our schools is really nothing more than a distraction. >> reporter: some teachers in utah say they want more gun training. and organizers are already plank another class for the next holiday break. >> i can go up and over. >> reporter: cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> our thanks to cecilia tonight. >>> we turn now to made in america tonig
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)